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53, High West Street, Dorchester

Description: 53, High West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104377

OS Grid Reference: SY6904990719
OS Grid Coordinates: 369049, 90719
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7153, -2.4397

Location: B3150, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UX

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1UX

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 53
SY 6990 7/75 8.5.50.
Late C18 front to older house. Plaster. 3 storeys. 5 ranges of sashes. Strings
at each cill level. Those to 2 upper storeys fluted. Moulded cornice. Parapet.
Projecting porch with Tuscan columns supporting entablature, frieze decorated
with alternate paterae and fluting. Door with fielded panelling in moulded
doorcase. Late C19 stained glass in lower sashes of lst floor. Mullioned windows
behind, and moulded beams inside.
Nos 48 to 65A (consec)including the Shire Hall, Holy Trinity Church, the Museum,
St. Peter's Church and monument to William Barnes in churchyard immediately south
of West Tower form a group.

Listing NGR: SY6904990719

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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